Category: Animal Rights in NY

Vegan Activist Challenge

Nolan has done it again with his engaging Vegan Activist Challenge, a Facebook group for vegans who would like to do more for the animals. “The most powerful thing we can do as Animal Rights Activists is not only to…

Recap: Brighton Energy Fair

Thank you to Mary for joining me at the ARRoc table for the four-hour Brighton Energy Fair on Sunday, June 18th.  I held down the fort while Mary leafletted and visited all the vendors and other organizations, doing vegan outreach…

Recap: Cube of Truth 6/17

It was sunny and hot at the Public Market for our Anonymous for the Voiceless Cube of Truth on Saturday, but we squeezed into a shady spot. For almost three hours we had three large TVs going, two Truth signs,…

Recap: Tablings 6/3

Thank you to Graham, Leanne, and Mary for tabling for ARRoc at Rochester Animal Services Fast & Furriest event Saturday June 3rd.  They had a beautiful day spreading veganism and making many dog friends.  They signed up four people for…

Tablings: ASHA Kiss a Cow & Fast and the Furriest 6/3

Thank you to Mary for tabling (distributing literature about animals and ARRoc) at ASHA Sanctuary’s Kiss a Cow event on Sunday, May 28th. ARRoc will be tabling at the Rochester Animal Services fundraiser Fast and the Furriest on Saturday, June…

Recap: TV Demonstration at Tool Concert

For over four hours, Mary and I stood up to let people know where meat, dairy and eggs come from, as people went into Blue Cross Arena for a Tool concert on Tuesday evening, May 30th.  The concert was listed…

Recap: Rib Fest Protests

ARRoc protested at Rochester’s worst festival, the Roc City Rib Fest, on May 26th and 29th.  Thank you to Mary for organizing both, and to Krista, Graham, Leanne, Robyn, and Varun for coming out. On Monday, Mary and Leanne went…

Recap: Yoga Fundraiser

The yoga benefit Monday, May 29th for the Rochester Animal Shelter on Verona Street was a huge success!  The class was packed, with about 60 people, and sadly they had to turn 20 people away.  They raised over $1,000.  Thank…

Recap: Field Trip to Farm Sanctuary

Saturday, May 27th, thirteen people got their batteries recharged by meeting the rescued animal ambassadors at Farm Sanctuary and spending the day with like-minded souls. Thanks to all who attended, and extra-heavy-duty thanks to Mary for organizing the whole thing.

Yoga to Benefit Animal Shelter

Join Mary on Monday, May 29th, Memorial Day for a yoga class.  All money collected will benefit Verona Street Animal Shelter. $20 suggested donation. Breathe Yoga 930 East Ave at 9:00 am Thank you to Mary and Breathe for donating…